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us: Glenelg, Charles Grant, Baron, 1778-1866

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    • us: Glenelg, Lord, 1778-1866
    • us: Grant, Charles, Baron Glenelg, 1778-1866
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1778-10-26
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1866-04-23
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Calcutta (India)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Cannes (France)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Scotland
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Great Britain
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Inverness (Scotland)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons
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    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) Political science
          (lcsh) Colonies--Administration
        • Occupation

            (lcsh) Politicians
              (lcsh) Colonial administrators
                (lcsh) Legislators
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            • Earlier Established Forms

                Grant, Charles, 1778-1866
            • Sources

              • found: Marjoribanks, C. Letter to the Right Hon. Charles Grant, president of the Board of Control, on the present state of British intercourse with China, 1833.
              • found: DNB (Grant, Charles, Baron Glenelg, 1778-1866; created Baron in 1831 [i.e. 1835])
              • found: Esten, J.C. Observations on the constitutions ... 1836: t.p. (Lord Glenelg, His Majesty's principal sec. of state for the colonies)
              • found: Wikipedia, viewed 17 Dec. 2014 (Charles Grant, 1st Baron Glenelg PC FRS (born Calcutta, India, on 26 October 1778, died Cannes, France, on 23 April 1866) was a Scottish politician and colonial administrator. In 1811 Grant was elected to the British House of Commons as Member of Parliament for Inverness Burghs. He held that seat until 1818, when was returned for Inverness-shire. He was a Lord of the Treasury from December 1813 until August 1819, when he became Chief Secretary for Ireland and a Privy Counsellor. In 1823 he was appointed Vice-President of the Board of Trade; from September 1827 to June 1828 he was President of the Board of Trade and Treasurer of the Navy. He was President of the Board of Control under Lord Grey and Lord Melbourne from November 1830 to November 1834. At the Board of Control Grant was primarily responsible for the Act of 1833 that altered the constitution of the Government of India. In April 1835 he became Secretary of State for War and the Colonies, and was created Baron Glenelg, of Glenelg in the County of Inverness)
              • found: Helps, T.W. The mechanism of the ministerial measures ... relative to the importation of corn, a letter to the Right Hon. Charles Grant, M.P., 1828.
              • found: Judd, G.P. Members of Parliament 1734-1832 (Grant, Charles, 1778-1866)
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              • 1988-11-02: new
              • 2016-04-10: revised
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